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A Family Affair


A Family Affair
Photo Information
Copyright: Ron Warner (tuslaw) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-10
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite Anatidae photos [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-06-10 15:11
Viewed: 3269
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mama is keeping a watchful eye out for intruders as papa is teaching the little ones what to eat, and what not to eat.

This family of Canada Geese were having a picnic along the shoreline of the Magee Marsh. It was interesting to see how the parents would let their chicks go only so far on their own, before they came to investigate and protect.
The chicks seem to grow almost overnight. In just a few short weeks these little guys will lose all their fuzzy down, and start putting on feathers similar to their parents.

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The image might have looked just fine without the yellow flora, but it came along at the right time to add icing to the cake Ron! Nice cropping...and overall a good emotional pull to it..Us'n parents and grandpas know about all that eh?
Bob
OhiO

Hello Ron,
Nice capture of this cute family, very good
sharpness and depth of field, lovely natural
colors, good clarity and nice composition.
TFS
Angela

Hello Ron. Beautiful family portrait in natural well exposed composition. I like the detail and natural color in their habitat. Thanks for sharing and best regards. Jusni

hello Ron

wonderful image of this Canada Geese family,
with fine POV and DOF, excellent sharpness and details,
i love the fact that each one is occupied at something to do,

TFS

Asbed

Hi Ron, what a beautiful capture of this cutefamily of Canada Geese with excelent composition. TFS.
Cheers,

Bayram

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